Author Bio

Gregory S. Bucher is an assistant professor of classical and Near Eastern studies at Creighton University, in Omaha, Nebraska. The presence of a book-crazed toddler in his household, coupled with the traditional liberal arts faculty member's duty to spread the good news about one's discipline to a broader audience have led him to review several books about the Roman World (his specialty) aimed at readers of various ages. He hopes to offer useful advice to teachers looking for suitable texts about Roman civilization by suggesting books that do a good job of bringing the ancient world alive and putting flesh on the bones of the too-often dry archeological remains.


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